Sesame Dipping Sauce


This sesame oil sauce for coconut shrimp is a garlicky citrus dip sweetened with honey.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
7 cups


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic

  • 4 ½ teaspoons red pepper flakes

  • 3 cups soy sauce

  • 3 cups honey

  • 1 cup orange juice

  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger root

  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil

  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds

  • ½ lime, juiced


  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir garlic and red pepper flakes in hot oil until fragrant, 2 to 3 minutes. Add soy sauce, honey, orange juice, ginger, sesame oil, sesame seeds, and lime juice. Cook and stir until heated through, 2 to 3 minutes more.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

71 Calories
1g Fat
17g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 56
Calories 71
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Sodium 774mg 34%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 16g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 3mg 14%
Calcium 7mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 56mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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